24th April

…spreading tree in 20 years. Cercis siliquastrum Cercis siliquastrum Cercis siliquastrum Cercis siliquastrum Cercis siliquastrum Cercis siliquastrum Cercis chinensis ‘Avondale’ growing out of a holly hedge. Cercis chinensis ‘Avondale’ Cercis

27th April

…died at Burncoose too after a few years of struggling. Cercis canadensis ‘Flame’ Cercis canadensis ‘Flame’ Cercis canadensis ‘Flame’ Magnolia ‘Carlos’ not too bad full out. Magnolia ‘Carlos’ This is…

26th April

…Magnolia ‘Raven’ Magnolia ‘Raven’ Magnolia ‘Raven’ Cercis canadensis ‘Appalacian Red’ covered in flower properly for the first time. A good hot sunny place which it likes. Cercis canadensis ‘Appalacian Red’…

2nd June

…into leaf but then… Cercis canadensis ‘Forrest Pansy’ Cercis canadensis ‘Forrest Pansy’ Cercis canadensis ‘Forrest Pansy’ More flowers on Hydrangea ‘Ayesha’. Hydrangea ‘Ayesha’ A very late clump of bluebells which…

24th March

…I have ever seen on a small tree. Cercis chinensis ‘Arondale’ Cercis chinensis ‘Arondale’ Cercis chinensis ‘Arondale’ Akebia x pentaphylla now full out rather than just in bud as we…

24th October

…the drive. Cercis ‘Forest Pansy’ Cercis ‘Forest Pansy’ Cercis ‘Forest Pansy’ The schima is still full out and receiving the strong winds. schima Calycanthus raulstonii ‘Hartlage Wine’ is turning a…

17th July

…Ho’ Cercis canadensis ‘Appalachian Red’ with lovely secondary new growth leaf colours. Cercis canadensis ‘Appalachian Red’ Cercis canadensis ‘Appalachian Red’ Cornus asperifolia var. drummondii ‘Sunshiny Drops’ is still not out…

4th November

…Berberis wilsoniae 2016 – CHW Cercis siliquastrum can have wonderful yellow autumn colour but not here today. It catches the west wind too much by Tin Garden. Cercis siliquastrum Cercis

4th October

…Other Camellia sasanquas out today included ‘Hugh Evans’. Camellia ‘Dazzler’ Camellia ‘Dazzler’ Cercis canadensis ‘Ruby Falls’ with its attractively mottled autumn leaves. Cercis canadensis ‘Ruby Falls’ Cercis canadensis ‘Ruby Falls’…

29th April

…main garden near Rogers Quarry. Bluebells Illicium majus is making a fair tree. Good new growth. Illicium majus Illicium majus Cercis canadensis ‘Appalacian Red’ coming out a bit more. Cercis